Northwest Autumn Classic – September 10 – 14, 2014

The Northwest Autumn Classic in Monroe, WA housed the Zone 9 Hunter and Hunter Seat Medal Finals as well as the Region 7 Maclay Regionals. The best in the Zone came together this week for some great competition. Firstly, congratulations to Kera McCandless and Katie Mack for finishing 3rd and 6th respectively in the Maclay Regional and earning their spots at Maclay Finals in Lexington! We’re so proud of you both :)

Champions this week were:
NEW ENGLAND, owned by EMILY PERKINS and shown by Shelley in both the First Year Green Working Hunter and the Conformation Hunter divisions;
PLAYLIST, owned by ALEXANDRA ZELL in the Pre Green Working Hunter 3’3” with Shelley and in the Adult Amateur Working Hunter 50 & Over with owner Alexandra.

Reserve Champions:
LE CAVALIER, owned by ROBIN KELLOGG and ridden by Shelley in the High Performance Working Hunter;
CASABLANCA with owner KATELIN MACK in the Junior Working Hunter 15 & Under
CONVICTION, Shelley riding for owner BRITENEY MERCER in the Pre Green Working Hunter 3’
KNIGHTSBRIDGE, owned by ETHAN JOHN and shown by Dustin in the Performance Working Hunter 3’6”
CALLESSANDRO with owner LILIANA KANESHIGE in the Children’s Working Hunter 14 & Under

Additional class winners included:
LUMINOUS with Shelley in the Small Working Hunter
RENDITION with Shelley in the Small Working Hunter
CONVICTION with BRIT MERCER in the Adult Amateur Working Hunter

Other important placings:

$3,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby
2nd – CALLESSANDRO, owned by LILIANA KANESHIGE and shown by Dustin
3rd – NEW ENGLAND, owned by EMILY PERKINS and shown by Shelley

Zone 9 Hunter Seat Medal Ride-Off 3’6”
3rd – KATIE MACK
4th – KERA MCCANDLESS
8th – ETHAN JOHN

Zone 9 Hunter Seat Equitation Finals, 14 & Under 3’
3rd – EMILY PERKINS
7th – LILIANA KANESHIGE

Zone 9 Hunter Seat Equitation Finals 18 & Over 3’
4th – BRITENEY MERCER
5th – STEPHANIE VON GORTLER


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